“Everybody must have a fantasy": First Edition of The Philosophy of Andy Warhol; Inscribed by Warhol with a Drawing

  • The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again).

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again).

$2,000.00

Item Number: 5692

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975.

First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, “To Philip with love Andy Warhol.” Warhol has additionally drawn a doodle. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear.

In The Philosophy of Andy Warhol—which, with the subtitle "(From A to B and Back Again)," is less a memoir than a collection of riffs and reflections—he talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, and success; about New York, America, and his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; about his good times and bad in New York, the explosion of his career in the sixties, and his life among celebrities. "Acute Accurate.Mr. Warhol's usual amazing candor. A constant entertainment and enlightenment" (Truman Capote).

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